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Road Projects  Community Input Needed on a Temporary Road Closure for the Howanut Road Realignment Project By: Kayloe Dawson, Transportation Planner This summer the Howanut Road residents living in or adjacent to Realignment project is planned the project work area. for Construction from roughly It is estimated that by closing June 15 to October 15 . The the road during construction the th th project rebuilds and realigns the Tribe will save approximately existing road from the Willamette $50,000 and also speed up Creek Bridge to the Black construction and better ensure the River Bridge. The project also project stays on schedule. The replaces a small bridge structure alternative to this temporary road East of the Tribal Fisheries closure is to build a diversion building. road around the bridge work area. In order to facilitate construction Please tell us how this possible and to avoid excessive project road closure will affect you costs and risk, it is proposed that by contacting Kayloe Dawson during the replacement of the at 360-709-1767, by email bridge structure, for roughly a 5 at kdawson @chehalistribe. week time span during August org, or by visiting the Planning and September, Howanut Road Department offces. would be closed at the bridge structure. This closure will Due to the advancing project require drivers to go around the schedule, comments on the closure via U.S. Highway 12. This map explains proposed road closure for a 5 week time span The Contractor will be required during August and September. Howanut Road would be closed at proposed road closure will be to maintain access to all affected the bridge structure. received until July 10, 2012.  Road Construction-Harris Creek Culvert Replacement Project Alternative Route By: Kayloe Dawson, Transportation Planner This summer the replacement of of this project is to improve fsh The project will close three existing metal pipe culverts passage and reduce upstream South Bank Road for at Harris Creek on South Bank food impacts by removing the an expected 8 week Road is scheduled. The purpose constriction represented by the time span anticipated existing undersized culverts. The to begin in mid to replacement structure will be a late July. Detoured series of concrete box culverts traffc will be routed spanning a total length of 98 around the project site ft. The project has an open fsh over to Oak Street, window from July 15-Sept 15 Blockhouse Road, th where work below the ordinary and Cemetery Road high water line is allowed. according to the project detour plan A total of 5 Construction shown. Contractor bids were received on May 24 where the apparent For more information, th low bidder was the Tribe’s please call Kayloe own- Confederated Construction Dawson at 360-709- Company, LLC. 1767. Page 10   
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